July #literacies Chat Series w/ ConnectedLearning.tv & National Writing Project

For the month of July we are partnering with connectedlearning.tv and the National Writing Project. The #literacies chat will provide a forum to continue conversations started and inspired by the July weekly Webinar Series. If you can’t make it to the Webinar, you are still invited to the chat. Topics and links to more information are below. We hope you can stop by!

Writing as Making/Making as Writing
Webinar: 7/02/2013 1PM EST
#literacies Twitter Chat: 7/03/2013 1PM EST See the archive here!

When we think of the current Maker Movement, we often picture robotics, crafts, or digital fabrication. What happens when we push ourselves to think about writing, media-making, and the arts too?

What Does “Interest-Driven” Look Like?
Webinar: 7/09/2013 1PM EST
#literacies Twitter Chat: 7/11/2013 1PM EST See the archive here!

How can educators—in school and out—support youth to pursue and document the ideas that matter to them, while simultaneously helping them to use a critical lens?

Learning Pathways
Webinar: 7/16/2013 1PM EST See a thoughtful curation here!
#literacies Twitter Chat: 7/18/2013 1PM EST See the archive here!

What do learning pathways look like as young people move across learning contexts in pursuit of their interests in school, at home, in libraries, community centers and online?

From Expression to Impact: Youth Civic Engagement Enacted
Webinar: 7/23/2013 1PM EST
#literacies Twitter Chat: 7/25/2013 1PM EST See the archive here!

How are educators fostering civic engagement in Connected Learning environments? How are principles of youth organizing adapting to the new literacies of connected learning?

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